Birthstone

Amethyst Geode
February Birthstone: The Amethyst

Happy Birthday, February babies! February’s birthstone is the amethyst. This beautiful stone is a brilliant, unique purple color found in all sorts of jewelry and art. Here are some little-known facts about the amethyst from Gold Unlimited to help you celebrate your birthday. Leonardo Da Vinci...

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November Birthstone – Yellow Topaz

Happy Birthday, November babies! Celebrate yourself or a loved one with the official birthstone of November: yellow topaz! Here are five facts about this beautiful golden stone to help you celebrate another year of life: 1. It's Recognized Across Cultures   Many different cultures have recognized the...

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September Birthstone: The Sapphire

Happy birthday, September babies! This month’s birthstone is the sapphire. Although it’s one of the most popular gemstones out there, there’s a lot that might surprise you about the sapphire. Read on and find out! Blue not your color? Although renowned for its brilliant blue color, the...

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Learn More About July and August Birthstones

Born in July or August? -- HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! If you are, or if  your loved one is, celebrating a birthday in July or August, you have the privilege of calling ruby and peridot your birthstone, respectively. As July winds to a close and August moves closer,...

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Learn About June Birthstones: Pearl And Alexandrite

Happy birthday to you! If you are celebrating your birthday this month, you have the privilege of calling pearl and alexandrite your birthstones. Moonstone is also sometimes referred to as the birthstone of June, but it isn’t as widely accepted. Here is a bit more about the...

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Seeing Green: May’s Birthstone Emerald

Green is the color of life and springtime, but the magnificent green of the emerald has also historically stood for harmony, vigor and love. The precious green gems have been regarded for their healing properties and lucky qualities as well. Fresh and vivid, the emerald...

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Garnets Galore: A Look at January’s Birthstone

The New Year is already here and with it brings celebrations in the form of glitter, confetti and garnet – the birthstone of January. Every Capricorn and Aquarius knows that their signature deep red gemstone is one of the most dramatic and eye-catching jewels in...

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Birthstone Spotlight: Zircon, Turquoise and Tanzanite of December

December birthdays have claim to three gemstones: zircon, tanzanite and turquoise. Each of these gemstones carries a unique blue tone making them perfect winter birthstones. Zircon is the only of the three gems that can be found in a variety of colors, but blue and...